Fire and Archaeology

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The myth persists that in 1492 the Americas were a sparsely populated wilderness, 'a world of barely perceptible human disturbance.' There is substantial evidence, however, that the Native American landscape of the early sixteenth century was...

Person: Denevan
Created Year: 1992
Type: Document

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Person: Van Pelt, Swetnam
Created Year: 1990
Type: Document

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Person: Huntley, Webb, McAndrews
Created Year: 1988
Type: Document

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Person: Kalisz, Dorian, Stone
Created Year: 1986
Type: Document

Evidence for early agriculture can be obtained from pollen profiles indicating forest clearance1. The practice of cultivation is widely believed to have been introduced into the interlacustrine region of central Africa by Bantu-speaking iron-workers2,...

Person: Hamilton, Taylor, Vogel
Created Year: 1986
Type: Document

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Person: Keith
Created Year: 1980
Type: Document